Pteris Argyraea 'Silver Brake Fern'

Product image 1Pteris Argyraea 'Silver Brake Fern'
Product image 2Pteris Argyraea 'Silver Brake Fern'

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Plant Size Chart

The Pteris, commonly referred to as the Fern Brake or Table Fern, is a Type 5 plant. This group of ferns is known for its variety of species, each with unique and attractive fronds. Pteris varieties range in appearance from delicate, lacy fronds to more structured, variegated leaves, making them a versatile choice for adding texture and greenery to indoor spaces.

Good to Know

  • Light: Prefers cooler spots with lower light levels or dappled shade. Can adapt to brighter spots away from direct sunlight.
  • Water: Enjoys consistent moisture. Water thoroughly to keep the soil evenly moist, but avoid waterlogging.
  • Soil: Thrives in free-draining, rich soil. A non-peat based potting mix with good aeration is ideal for ferns.
  • Temperature: Prefers a cool to moderate temperature range. Avoid placing in areas with hot or cold drafts.
  • Humidity: Loves high humidity. Regular misting or placing in a humid environment like a bathroom can be beneficial.
  • Growth: Moderate growth rate, with a variety of growth habits depending on the species, from compact to more expansive.
  • Origin: Native to a wide range of regions, Pteris ferns are appreciated for their adaptability and decorative foliage.

Who's it for?

The Pteris is perfect for plant enthusiasts who appreciate the delicate beauty of ferns and the variety they bring to indoor gardens. Its diverse species and moderate care requirements make it a great choice for both beginner and experienced plant lovers looking to enhance their collection with elegant foliage.

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Plant Size Chart

Check out the breakdown of pot sizes that each of our sizing options represent across our range of plants, if you need to know the specifics for your chosen plant, please feel free to contact us at



Pot Diameter (cm)


5.0 - 6.5


7.0 - 10.0


10.5 - 15.5


16.0 - 22.0


22.5 +